March 14, 2017 10:59 AM [ET] | Originally published: March 14, 2017 7:49 AM EDT;
powerful nor’easter dubbed Winter Storm Stella brought heavy snow to much of the Northeast early Tuesday morning, prompting flight cancellations and school closures and causing officials to warn of “life-threatening” conditions in some areas.
The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings, in effect early Tuesday for much of the Northeast, including New England and parts of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, the storm’s “increasingly intense cyclone” was located near the eastern coast of Maryland, with indications it was moving toward the coasts of Delaware and New Jersey and into southern New England, according to the National Weather Service’s
Storm Prediction Center.
Heavy snow is expected to continue throughout Tuesday.
Winter Storm Stella: See Photos of the Blizzard That’s Paralyzed the East Coast A man walks in Central Park as snow falls in New York City, on March 14, 2017. Andrew Kelly—Reuters Two men play golf with a tennis ball as Winter Storm Stella sweeps through Times Square in New York City, on March 14, 2017. Mark Lennihan—AP Times Square Public Safety Sergeant Baldwin Davis captures falling snow with his phone in Times Square in New York City, on March 14, 2017. Andrew Kelly—Reuters Workers clear steps in Times Square as snow falls in New York City, on March 14, 2017. Andrew Kelly—Reuters The 'Fearless Girl' statue stands in the snow in New York City's Financial District, on March 14, 2017. Drew Angerer—Getty Images A pedestrian crosses a street during Winter Storm Stella in New York City, on March 14, 2017. Mary Altaffer—AP The information board in Terminal C at Logan International Airport shows the majority of flights cancelled during Winter Storm Stella in Boston, on March 14, 2017. Scott Eisen—Getty Images Terminal C at Logan International Airport is nearly empty during Winter Storm Stella in Boston, on March 14, 2017. Scott Eisen—Getty Images Snowplows clear the runway of snow at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, on March 14, 2017. Shannon Stapleton—Reuters Tourists Jake Lambert, Clay Lambert and Kelsey Chaloux from Orlando, Fla. play snowball on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 14, 2017. Yuri Gripas—Reuters The Washington Monument is seen behind the snow-covered Mall in Washington, D.C., on March 14, 2017. Mandel Ngan—AFP/Getty Images Ice covers cherry blossoms near the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on March 14, 2017. Win McNamee—Getty Images A U.S. Park Service worker shovels snow off of the sidewalk at the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 14, 2017. Mark Wilson—Getty Images A couple walks in the street during Winter Storm Stella in Philadelphia, on March 14, 2017. Matt Rourke—AP
The blizzard warning for New York City was lifted, as the snow forecast for the city dropped to 4 to 6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. But parts of New England are still expected to receive as much as 2 feet of snow.
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